Chandigarh Lions

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Chandigarh Lions
Captain: New Zealand Chris Cairns
Coach: India Balwinder Sandhu
Founded: 2007
Home ground: N/A

Chandigarh Lions was one of the nine teams played in the defunct Indian Cricket League. They were one of the six founding teams and were the runners-up in the inaugural Twenty20 Championship, which was won by Chennai Superstars. The team represents the Punjab state capital Chandigarh, and the captain is Chris Cairns, the former New Zealand all-rounder.[1][2]

Former Squad[edit]


The coach for the Chandigarh Lions is former Indian international Balwinder Sandhu.

Previous performance[edit]

Tournament Placement
2007 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship 2nd place
2008 Indian Cricket League 50s 3rd place
2008 Indian Cricket League Edelweiss 20s Challenge 7th place
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Domestic Tournament Winners
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship, 2008/09 8th place

Inaugural season[edit]

The team competed in the first edition of the Indian Cricket League's Twenty20 championship, finishing runners-up to the Chennai Superstars.


  1. ^ Rediff staff (November 14, 2007). "ICL announces team lists". Rediff. Retrieved 2007-11-14. 
  2. ^ Cricinfo staff (November 14, 2007). "IPlayer roster for six teams finalised". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2007-11-14.